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@captioncolorado.com e vote. ♪ >> chris: president obama and governor romney try to drum up support. but it is really about the ground game. who has been more effective in getting out early voters? who will have the better organization tuesday? we'll talk last-minute strategy with david axelrod, senior advisor for the obama campaign. and, rick beeson, political dra director for team romney and the electoral map, how does each side get the 270 votes they need to win? we'll ask our sunday panel to survey the battleground states and look for any surprises. and, from the storm of a lifetime to one of the tightest presidential races ever, we go "on the trail." all, right you now on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again. this time, from fox news election headquarters in new york. and, we are back on standard time, and we hope you set your clocks back, one hour. well, it is finally here. the last 48 hours, of the seemingly endless campaign. and, for both sides it us all about getting supporters all to vote. we want to talk about ground game tactics with each camp, starting with david axelrod, sen
president obama did win four years ago. that's a turnover. 5% of the votes in but the model suggests to us it is good gh to mitt romney according to the "fox news" decision team has won the state of indiana. "fox news" also projects governor romney will win in the bluegrass state kentucky with 4% of all precincts reporting. 2/3 of all voters are voting "fox news" ney and projects romney wins kentucky. outh too close to call in s carolina. none of the precincts are can project t we president obama will win in the state of vermont. six states where the polls have just closed. we've made calls in two of them. and in the others we can't yet make a call but they'll come. three important senate races among those that have just called. we have three in virginia, democrats are trying to hold tant seat.por for now that race is too close to call between kain and allen. this senate race will give us a lot of information about the way voters were pushed and pulled. there is a third party candidate in here who may or may not he had some effect on the presidential race as it relates specifically to virg
. president obama winning the presidential election and therefore a second term in office. president obama defeats mitt romney by more than 2 million votes capturing the vote of half the country. far exceeding the required 270 electoral votes earning 306. obama took to the stage and talked to not excited crowd around 1:00 a.m. >> many people in our area celebrating the president's victory. that was the scene outside the white house late last night. people cheering four more years and waving the flag. it was a cause for celebration for many. melanie is live with a recap of the president's victory. >> good morning. it may have come down to a gut feeling in the voting booth. most voters really felt that president obama was more in touch with people like themselves and that's where the tossup states the president was able to hang on to most of them. that includes virginia. it was a nail biter of the night but 51% of voters chose obama over 48% for romney. results there came in later than expected because some people were still in line to vote. the win for president obama in maryland as well wh
obama to come out and speak to the crowd, obviously mitt romney as well, neither one has, although president obama has acknowledged his victory tonight. mitt romney as we know has not come out conceding this race. the projections are out, and president obama has won his second term as president. i want to pick up on the last part of my question. do you see the promises of the tax hikes with the republican controlled house. do you see those going forward? >> some of the so-called bush tax cuts are scheduled to expire. if nothing is done, between now and the end of the year, they're just going to go away. i think that the republicans are going to be hard-pressed to defend those tax cuts. but you know, there are a whole number of things that the president wants to do that are contingent on congress. a number of things congress wants to do that are contingent upon the president's wishes. there is also a concern some things that have going to happen even if nothing goes on. we know that the economy, while still moving slowly, is headed in the right direction. in some respects the presid
tonight on this election eve. the race for the white house still too close to call. president obama and mitt romney making a last push for votes. the plot a swing-state blitz. mitt romney in battleground virginia. >> i helped turn few might -- my state from deaf tight to surplus. >> after months and months of campaigning and debates, commercials, it comes down to tomorrow. you're watching the news edge, you decide 2012. our coverage starts now. thank you for joining us, everyone. i'm brian bolter. tonight, president obama and republican nominee mitt romney are making  . >> obama can offer and this is not the best america can have. tomorrow, we will fix this and get us back in the right track. >> less than 24 hours now to decide who will occupy the white house for the next four years. today is on the trail, november 5th, 2012. >> we want to thank you for sticking with us through that. we want to bring in right now fox 5 political analyst mark. we want to look at the brand now "washington post"/abc news poll just out in the last hour and what do you make out of th
equipment. it is an issue president obama addressed in his victory speech last night. >> whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very long time, by the way, we have to fix that. >> now, a lot of people experienced those long lines and you actually experienced long lines in early voting. >> early voting was ridiculous. a minimum three hours. i went on a couple of different days trying to early vote, three, four hours at all the locations that i went to. i ended up voting yesterday and it was fine yesterday. 15 minutes at my voting location. a lot of people went early in the morning and late in the afternoon, not in the middle of the day. >> we know there have been some problems with voting machines and things like that. they are also saying we had a record amount of turnout as well. we still have plenty ahead. we are continuing to follow all of your election coverage. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> while each of us will pursue our own individual dreams, we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. o
message telling the crowd a second obama term would threaten the economy. >> did obama care create new jobs? >> no! >> did his war on coal and gas and oil create new jobs? >> no. >> did the dodd frank regulations make it easier for banks to make lons to people? >> no! >> reporter: romney presented himself as a can do leader willing to break partisan logjam, rallying the crowd to make a real change, helping him win the white house. >> learned as governor of massachusetts, the best achievements are shared achievements. i have learned the respect and goodwill go a long way and are usually returned in kind. and that is how i will conduct myself as president, i will bring people together. i won't represent one party, i will represent one nation. >> reporter: it's been an exhausting campaign. as you saw, governor romney looked relaxed. he is ready, he and his wife ann romney here today, again, making the last-minute push for undecided voters. they head on to ohio and new hampshire. it's going to be a long night, but they ready. their goal is to hopefully win the white house. that is the late
on the campaign trail. president obama targeting voters in battleground ohio. >> you have a choice to make. >> mitt romney giving what he calls his closing arguments to voters in the midwest. >> we're shouting four more days. >> a presidential race still too close to call. you're watching the news edge you decide 2012, our coverage starts now. >> thanks for joining us. i'm brian bolter. the candidates are heading into the last weekend of campaign 2012, making their last pitch to voters. the president and mitt romney circling each other in the midwest and we're starting with tom fitzgerald on the trail. tom? >> reporter: good evening, brian. for several days, hurricane sandy dominated the conversation but there are the new numbers out tonight from the labor department. employers adding 175,000 jobs, but the jobless rate ticking up from sun.8 to 7 -- 7.8 to 7.9%, again, unemployment taking center stage in the campaign. we begin in springfield, ohio. president obama making three stops in the state and telling crowds the state has made progress from four years ago and that republicans would re
're in brig an teen, across the bridge where president obama visited yesterday. let me give you an idea what is going on and step out of the way quickly. just down the road here, and, in fact, we had to move up the road, there are huge front-end loaders loading up the sand that is swept out of the home, three feet of sand in the streets, the water was three, four feet high and you can't dump that back on, you have to go through it. there are nails and boards and basically dangerous debris that you have to try and remove. that is part of what is going here. the families are returning to their homes in this area. some, you can see probably, i don't know what yoseeing -- showing there, but the waterlines on the houses, they're not as bad. the damage is bad but not as bad and many people here lost everything. there were boats basically lifted up and tossd into the living rooms of some of the homes, will. >> and with financial losses mounting, obviously, the atlantic city casinos are trying to reopen as soon as governor christie will let them reopen. i am sure a lot of workers want to get back on
and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. >> president barack obama elected to i second term. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> live look outside right now. it is wednesday, november 7th. a live look at the washington monument right here in d.c. cold and chilly. but the big news of the day, the election is over. we know who is going to be the president now actually lot of the other issues on the ballot have been settled so lots of election things to talk about as well as some weather. >> yeah. >> good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> before we get to weather, this. president obama and the first family greeting a huge crowd of supporters in chicago last night. he took to the stage around 1 charleston 30 this morning shortly after republican challenger mitt romney conceded the race in a phone call. look at the crowd there. just amazing. we'll have more owe legislation coverage coming up here in just a second. as wisdom mentioned, we've got some i don't want to say winter weather. we do have a storm moving in. >> just say it. >> i
in chicago president barack obama stepped on stage to deliver a victory speech to thousands of his most faithful supporters. >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction but the nation chose another leader. ann and i join with you to pray for him and for this great nation. >> and it was just before 1:00 a.m. when mitt romney conceded the race after he made a call to the president. a breakdown of how the race played out across the nation and in northern virginia. >> voters approve same sex marriage in the national harbor. the sight of a new casino. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> those were celebrations outside the white house early this morning. rushed to the white house just as they did in 2008. waved flags and honked horns. good morning. i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. before we get to the news, we have a quick note to pass along to high school students. coolage is closed today. there is no heat in the building. >> all the election coverage in just a moment. let's get a che
hopes to win the white house tomorrow. only two hours earlier meanwhile president obama was also in columbus telling his supporters that he, too, is concerned about the future but will take this country in a much different path than mitt romney. >> i do what i say. you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. and you know i will fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow, perhaps some of your friends and family have not yet made up their mind who they're going to vote for and so when you talk to them, ask to look beyond the speeches and the ads and the attacks and to look at the record. >> now, of course, undecided voters are critical in this election. throughout our debate coverage this year we brought you panels of voters to discuss this campaign. one of them described herself as an undecided voter who thought that mitt romney had won the first debate. tonight we checked back with her and she said she's decided to vote for president obama. >> some things i weren't really happy with oba
: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> the fine pall monthly jobs report before the presidential -- final monthly jobs report before the presidential campaign came out today. fox's molly hennenberg has the latest. >> companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> we've got higher unemployment today than when he took office. >> reporter: one jobs report, two different interpretations. the labor department says the economy added 171,000 new jobs in the month of october, but the rate of growth wasn't enough to keep the overall unemployment rate from rising by a 1/10 of a percentage point to 7.9%. >> the situation has not changed. it's not improved at all and it's really discouraging. >> reporter: even so he economic advisors to president obama say compared to the overwhelming job losses occurring when the president first took office, any growth is a sign the economy is recovering. >> over the last year we've added 2.1 million jobs. >> reporter: speaking to a
'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> just five days until voters head to the polls to elect a president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today they were back on the trail in some key swing states. fox's doug mckelway reports. >> mellow, -- hello, wisconsin! >> reporter: both president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus now on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsinwas once a state considered a lock for obama, but with polls showing a tightening race the president's appearance in green bay today is telling just how close this election could be. >> i'm really moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleground state addressing a crowd of window manufacturers in virginia. the former massachusetts gover
is a pro romney ad talking about romney will do more for the auto industry and accused president obama of shipping thousands of jobs to china. let's take a look. >> who will do more for the auto industry? not barack obama. his attacks on mitt romney are false. the truth? mitt romney has a plan to help the auto industry. he's supported by the detroit news. obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy. >> before i get you to comment on it. i'm going to go to the obama ad. it is a response to this ad. obama ad called collapsed. it's a rebutle to this ad. >> when the auto industry faced collapse, mitt romney turned his back. even the conservative detroit news criticized romney for wrongheadedness on the bailout. and now, after romney's false claim of jeep out sourcing to china. >> here's what i want to know. i don't know the answer. and this is a good example. one of them's got to be wrong. who is wrong? >> well , the romney ad is technically true but misleading. one of the things he claims, it goes on to say that chrysler is going to increase production of jeeps in china. and turns out they
. in that final speech in des moines, he will be a companied by first lady michelle obama. >> the president's republican rival mitt romney spent his afternoon in battleground virginia shoring up votes. the commonwealth is one of five stops in four critical swing states. jennifer davis is live from the presidential hopefuls campaign. >> reporter: hi there, brian. as he makes his way in the grand ballroom in boston, they're getting ready for tomorrow night's election rally and his campaign is feeling optimistic and they believe people here will be celebrating. one day ahead of the elect, governor romney starts the campaigning in florida. a key battleground state with 29 crucial electoral votes. >> tomorrow, we begin a new tomorrow. tomorro we begin a better tomorrow and this is going to change for the better tomorrow. your work is making a difference. >> reporter: and holding two rallies in virginia alone. >> and to look at the record, earned and real with record. the president promised change but that can't be finished in speeches but in achievement. >> reporter: he's also campaigning in o
was appointed president obama's consumer watchdog. so a few changes in some of the races. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> we have picked ourselves up. we are fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that, for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. come. >> president barack obama giving his speech to supporters after claiming victory in the white house. >> mitt romney could not put together the electoral map he needed to defeet the president. as it stands, president obama has 303. romney received 206. florida's 29 electoral votes have not yet been awarded but again, the outcome there will not affect the president's re- election. >>> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. hope you got a little rest. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it is finally done. it's finally done. the election is finally -- >> i think that makes everybody feel better. >> now i'm seeing commercials i haven't seen in months. >> we'll get to all the election results in just a minute but first we wanted to talk to you. >> we have a little bit of weather here. not a maj
senator kent conrad and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second term, while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do, moving forward. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. on veterans day. when we honor the military, for their service to our nation. and, sadly, we begin today with a dramatic fall from grace, of one of the most respected military men of this generation. cia director and retired four star general david petraeus stepped down friday after admitting to an extramarital affair. joining us to discuss that and upcoming hearings on the deadly terror attack in libya is the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein, senator, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> thank you very much, chris. >> chris: in a statement friday you said you understand petraeus's decision to resign, but that you wish that president obama had not accepted that. after more revelations, this weekend, do you still feel that way? >> i talked to dave p
candidates y president obama and republican challenger mitt romney made one last push for votes late into last night. >> we all deserve a shot at our own american dream. and when the cynicked said we cooperate, you said yes, we can. you said yes, we can and we did. >> you hoped that president obama would live up to his prom toys bring people together to solve the big problems. he hasn't. i will. >> we'll know whose promise has paid off as election day 2012 gets under way. >> and besides choosing the next president, there are many other portant decisions to make here at home. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> straight up 6:00. this is a live look on this election day as pollling places have just opened there. we'll be continuing to follow that throughout the morning as well as other areas, maryland and d.c. as well. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. people starting to stream in. they are getting it out of the way. not a lot of people there right now. let's talk about the weather for election day. >> generally go
, too. stay with us, fox 5 news at 5 will continue. onti president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . >>> a massive water main break has been disrupting traffic along wiscons
. and both president obama and mitt romney are taking aim at the battleground states, including virginia. >> and nobody puts big bird in a corner. hundreds of furry friends came out in support of their favorite character. we have a front row seat to the million muppet march. >> and some are calling it a must win of must wins. the redskins try to keep their playoff chances in reach against the panthers. a preview to today's matchup and a qb comparison. good morning, and welcome to fox 5 news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. all eyes looking forward to the collection. we have the latest poll numbers and a weather forecast for sunday. let's take a live look outside now. looks like the washington national cathedral. actually seeing sunshine this morning. that is good news for a lot of people, certainly after a blustery saturday. gwen talbart is tracking things in the weather center. good morning. >> good morning. we're starting off nicely this morning. you're right. we're going to see a mixture of sun and clouds. and it will be cool. that has been pretty much the story of the week. let's take a
is keeping busy, after the concert, he's setting his eyes on the campaign trail with barack obama. he'll join the president in madison, wisconsin monday, where he'll perform. then, the pair will travel to columbus, ohio, where they'll meet up with jz for an event. >>> employers added 171,000 jobs last month. however, that's not enough to keep pace with the growing economy and the unemployment rate actually went up to 7.9%. >> the unemployment report comes as the presidential candidates are in their final push before election day. wisdom martin is back in studio with more on today's events. >> always a lot of things going on as we get down to the last couple days before we decide who will be president of the united states. allison and tony, first, the president is coming to our area and will be appearing in manassas. dave matthews, the singer, will be there. today, mitt romney starts in wisconsin and both the president and romney both make appearances in the state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. now, he's trying to make up for the lull in campaigning because of the s
moments on the campaign trail. >> president obama would be able to deliver but he hasn't. and i will. >> we've made progress these last four years. >> this morning, polls continue to show america should be prepared for a tight race up until the very end. >>> and as the nation focuses on the outcome of the election, areas hardest hit by the from storm are facing another challenge this morning. fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> good morning. a tinge of cold -- or not cold, chill in the air. good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. one day before election day. the good thing being even though little monday, if you are tired of the political ads, you only have one more day of them. >> hopefully, it will be over soon. >> well, yeah. hopefully. >> the political ads should stop. after the election, there is no point. >> looking at the positives here. >> that's right. >> looking at the positives, we'll have a lot of sunshine today. got some clouds out there this morning. should be a dry day and a mostly sunny day. >> we'll take it. >> let's go right to
got four inches of snow. >> the election is over but president obama now has a number of pressing issues on his plate. the most immediate is confronting the so-called fiscal cliff. >> if the president in congress cannot fix it, experts say we will be headed for another recession. has to do with the bush era tax cuts. $440 billion worth. john boehner says he is open with putting politics aside and making a deal with the president. they have until january 1st from preventing the economy from going over that cliff. another issue for the president is appointing a new secretary of state. clinton is not expected to return but may stay a few weeks after the president is sworn in again. >> election officials in virginia are considering changes after long lines force some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is considering switching from the touch screen mondays to optical scans. turn out was less than in 2004 or 2008. there were complaints about long lines and registration issues. now investigating the voting problems there. >> other top stories, gabby giffords will me
on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> tomorrow on fox nfl sunday some games to look out for include the cardinals in lambeau taking on the packers. the panthers up against the redskins, bears at the titans and the vikings taking on the seahawks. coverage begins with the "built ford tough fox nfl sunday pregame show" at noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific. >>> welcome to the "at&t postgame show." it has a high-scoring affair indeed at the coliseum where the ducks defeated the trojans 62-51. oregon's kenjon barner takes this one to the end zone and sets the single-game to
obama is off to an early lead. >> election day votng now underway in some places. two polling stations opened. president obama received 23 votes. mitt romney got 9. in dixville we have a tie. >> i voted for obama. and also voted for obama in 2008. i still believe he is the best chance of the nation making the recovery in as fast time as possible. >> president obama campaigning as a candidate for the last time ever in des moines. >> i've come back to iowa one more time to ask for your vote. >> the president urged iowa voters to finish what they started when they handed him a win in the 2008 primary. >> you said yes we can and we did. >> mitt romney wrapped up his election in new hampshire. >> your vote put me on the path to win the republican nomination. your vote and work will help me become the next president of the united states. >> taking one last shot at undecided voters. romney will campaign today in ohio and pen en. >> the president will spend electi day in chicago. >> president obama will do media interviews today. if there's time he'll fit in a basketball game with friends. nic
, president obama and mitt romney on the swing state blitz fighting for votes in a race that is too close to call. >> wisconsin, tomorrow you have a choice to make. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> you will choose who will spend the next four years in the white house. tonight everything you need to know before you cast your vote. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. it all comes down to this, the final push for your vote. the polls open in a matter of hours. the presidential candidates are not wasting any time. >> fox 5 has complete election day coverage of 2012. >> this final night on the trail is telling us exactly where these campaigns see this fight playing out, virginia, ohio, wisconsin dominating the travel schedule today and with the president and mitt romney both visiting the same city just hours apart from each other. in fairfax county, virginia tonight governor mitt romney zeroed in on virginia spending the last few hours of his 2012 presidential campaign trying to lock down votes in the commonwealth. >> the economy shrinks, people lose job
in washington. we're getting our first look at what president obama's second term could look like and it does not include two top cabinet members. the president is telling america how he'll work with congress for the next four years while preparing for some major staff changes. will thomas has a look ahead tonight. >> up first the president has to deal with some major money issues. to name a few, the nation's debt, tax code and automatic budget cuts. they all have to be addressed before the end of this year at the same time the psident is preparing for some of his top advisors to leave and he's beginning to shame the second half of his presidency -- shape the second half of his presidency. here's a look at some of his top promises, rolled back tax cuts for upper income people, make higher education more affordable, end subsidies for the oil industry, start the government on a path to cut $4 trillion in deficits over 10 years. today the house speaker says he's ready to talk about raising taxes to bring in income. >> now the president has signaled a willingness to do tax reform but lower rates.
the election and president obama and mitt romney appear to be in a dead heat. a new abc news poll has both candidates tied at 48%. nbc news has the president leading by 1 point. it will be another hectic day on the campaign trail for both candidates. the president will try to shore up with three stops in battleground states. >> mitt romney will hit four states. following the final push of the presidential election. she's in studio. >> just makes you tired. the pace of the last couple days. it is not over yet . president obama will spend monday in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. >> sleep is now a luxury for both of these guys. president obama attending a late night rally in colorado. >> i know a bunch of you already voted. but if you haven't, there's still time. >> and all those early voters, perhaps 30 million could be the wild card this time around. plenty of other questions though. will mitt romney's momentum carry the day? sway any undecides or sandy hit a reset button on a race that remains within a margin of error? >> these are like nailing jell-o to the tree. see polls be different in each
>>> president obama is back at the white house facing an issue that many fear will send the u.s. back into i recession if it is not addressed soon. >> officials in one part of virginia are already planning for next election day, trying to avoid a repeat of long lines at the polls. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this thursday, november 8th, friday eve, everyone. taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning waking up to some chilly temperatures once again. we'll see how it is going to shape up today for you. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. not too bad here but when you look at these pictures, you're like wow, thousands of people in new york and new jersey are without power again after a strong nor'easter hit the area. storm packed powerful winds and heavy wet snow bringing down trees and power lines that hadn't been knocked down by the superstorm. there have been no mandatory evacuations although new york city mayor michael bloomberg urged residents of low-lying neighborhoods to le
-american dictator but leaders of the muslim brotherhood. should president obama put more pressure on the egyptian government, even threaten to cut off aid, to get hamaso stop firing those rockets? >> he needs to exert every kind of pressure he can, chris to try to make sure it doesn't eso a f the palestinians and the israelis and, whatever that takes. but, you know, the problem the israelis have is that these rockets are being fired on them, from places that they can't reach by flying over in the air and they are putting them in school yards where they are surrounded by schoolchildren and firing them from marketplaces crowded with people. and, israel has a right to protect itself. and, if sending ground troops in is the only way they can clean out these nests of rockets being fired at them, you know, you can't blame them for doing it. >> chris: all right, let's turn to benghazi. both of you held closed-door hearings this week with top administration officials and david petraeus reportedly dead, in these closed door hearings while he always believed terrorists were behind the attack the administra
, only days to go until the election. and both president obama and governor romney are criscrossing battleground states in the run up to next tuesday. the president picked up an endorsement from michael bloomberg. today on the campaign trail romney starts in wisconsin. then both the president and romney make appearances in the all important toss up state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. >>> also in our top stories this hour, the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man wanted for three pipe bomb attacks in staff ford county has ended in montana. lawrence stewart was captured yesterday following a brief pursuit with police. officers had to use spike strips to deflaet his tires. during the chase he threw a pipe bomb at the officers. he will be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the district officer accused of shooting an unarmed suspect in the back will return to court today for a bond hearing. that suspect is now paralyzeed from the waist down. he was pulled over on september 6th on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycle. he was cuffed
obama and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas yesterday. we'll have a live update from new jersey coming up at 5:30. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy. sky fox flew over the area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads. this morning, officials tell fox 5 the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> new this morning, crews are still on the scene of this large fire in northeast. they were called to moore street near union market late last night. melanie alnwick is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. this is still a scene here although a lot of the additional equipment has been rolled up. but firefighters are going to be here on the scene they say at least until day break. so here is what we know happened. we also have some pictures from last night to show you as well. firefighters got a call around 10:30 last night about a fire here in one of these warehouses on moore street. this is a very busy packed area with warehouses that a
electoral votes to president obama's 332. >>> if you have not heard the term fiscal cliff this week, you might be living under a rock. just ahead, americans are counting on compromise on capitol hill. what may be done to save you thousands of dollars >>> and recovery efforts continue in new york and new jersey. some lawmakers are speaking out against utility companies there many the stories and much more coming up when the news at 10:00 continues. inues.  hey! hey, baby. [ starts car ] were you eating smoked sausage in here? no! no. could have gotten me one. i did. try the unmistakable flavor of dunkin' donuts' smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. it's deliciously irresistible. hurry in today. the smoked sausage breakfast sandwich is only at dunkin' donuts for a limited time. grab one today. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa, and you'll always find your favorite. with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. and i just press this bu
to polling places next tuesday. a new washington post tracking poll shows president obama with 49% support to mitt room knee's 48%. president obama will campaign in ohio today while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout the morning. >>> the nationwide man
assistance. but everyone knows this is one small step on a long road to recovery. >> president obama spent part of the day wednesday getting a firsthand look at new jersey areas ravaged by the storm. the state has 127 miles of shore line. most of it left in shambles. >> it's caused a lot of devastation. a lot of people are going to be out of work. there's going to be a lot of work. it was bad. it was real bad. >> the president, the governor and other officials assessed the damage. assured the state of the government's support. >> what i can promise you is the federal government will be working closely as possible and we will not quit until this is done. >> the state has several coastal areas that fuel $35 billion tourism industry. board walk inside ruins. the damage striking a cripple blow to the state's economy. >> all the fun time pier, nothing is left. all the rides are torn down, everything. >> the damage is minor compared to the things that are irreplaceable. >> if you look to your right, to your left, those are the things that can't be replaced. >> we did see ghosts and goblins inlan
of the race, the candidates are back on the campaign trail today. president obama has three stops in the battleground state of ohio. and tomorrow the president comes back to virginia on stage in manassas with bill clinton and rocker dave matthews. yesterday mr. obama picked up the endorsement of new york he campaigned in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. >>> meanwhile, republican nominee mitt romney starts the day with a campaign rally in wisconsin, and then heads to ohio for two more campaign events. he'll join his wife ann and running mate paul ryan in ohio. >>> in 90 minutes. the labor department will release the october unemployment report. economists say about 121,000 jobs were added. it would likely raise the rate slightly from 7.8% to 7.9% last month. >>> kwame brown could serve just six days when prison when sentenced november 13th. that's the recommendation prosecutors released yesterday. the former d.c. council chairman pleaded guilty in june to corruption charges. prosecutors admit his crime was serious but say brown deserves credit for accepting responsibility and cooper
of new yorkers, many in virginia. the gop blocked president obama's campaign promise to raise taxes on wealthier americans. new the house speaker john boehner said old differences should not block new compromise. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, there is a mandate to work on the solutions as the challenges in the nation. my message is not one of confrontation but one of conviction. >> reporter: the big question facing capitol hill now is if the president's re-ish lick victory gives him new leverage with congress or if the same old tug of war remains. you know, while the president talked a lot on the campaign trail about raising taxes on wealthier americans, important to remember is the fiscal cliff we're talking about that would have affects on americans of all income levels, when you consider that it affects long- term employment benefits and working people will see a 2% hike in the payroll taxes. this goes across the board and time is running out. >> absolutely, no doubt they have to get back to work indeed. tom fitzgerald, thank you. let's stay on politics for now
getting bigger. president obama joins in. >> one general lost his career over this. now the career of another four- star general hinges on what he may have said in some e-mails to a woman at the center the sex scandal. >> the pentagon is investigating general john allen for hundreds of alleged inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. she is the tampa socialite whose complaints about threatening e-mails drug erred the fbi investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. turn out kelley was in communication with general allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. how did she know him? kelley volunteered to organize social events for senior officers at her home near mcdill air force base in tampa. the e-mails between general allen and kelley are said to be flirtatious and owe tensionally embarrassing but officials with knowledge of the e-mails say they were not sexually ex- police sit and did not offer any evidence of an affair. but, now, general allen's nomination to lead nato is in limbo. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing
. most of the state's mass transit systems are shut down. president barack obama saw the devastation for himself and vowed that storm victim will vic -- that storm victims will get the help they need. >>> mr. obama will hold rallies in wisconsin nevada and colorado today. mitt romney will be campaigning in the battleground state of virginia. >>> breaking news in the penn state sexual abuse case. former penn state president gram graham spanier is expected to be charged today. the paper reports in a grand jury filing last year, he denied being aware of a 1998 university police investigation of jerry sandusky and claimed sandusky was with children in the football locker room showers. >>> fire officials say the large warehouse fire they battled all night long is now out. >> at one point, crews had to be evacuated from the building because of the dangerous conditions. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the scene with the latest. >> reporter: they do have it out but we can still see some steam coming off the rooftop this morning. this goes though show you how hot and howen tense the fire w
. president obama and governor chris christie toured some of the hardest hit areas. >> our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones. it is true that because of some good preparation, the loss of life was kept lower than it might have been but for those individual families, obviously, their world has been torn apart. >> new york city was also hit hard. a police helicopter made more air rescues. the subway system is expected to reopen with limited service today. and jfk and newark airports are back hope with limited service. la guardia could follow suit sometime today. we'll all have a live update from new jersey in our next hour. >>> frederick county, maryland was one of the hardest hit areas by superstorm sandy in our area. sky fox flew over that area near the monocacy river yesterday. you can see flooded homes and roads from this vantage point. official tell us the water level at the river has receded and there is no major flooding. >>> the anne arundel county fire department is investigating the death of a contractor who was killed when a tree fell on him. it happened on
. >>> and seeing the damage firsthand. today, president obama heads to new york to see areas hardest hit by the superstorm. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> straight up 6:00 on this thursday. taking a live look at the washington monument. you can see the monuments clearly this morning. clear and cold as you start your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news during the 6:00 hour and here is tucker barnes. >> hello. >> good morning. >> good sleeping weather. it is nice and cool out. >> it would be nice. >> it would be for us. >> we don't get that luxury. >> right. let's go to the forecast and yesterday a chilly afternoon. today, we'll be in for another cool one. relatively cold out there this morning. temperatures a few degrees colder than they were 24 hours ago. but definitely on the cold side for mid-november. there is your cloud cover and we'll see a lot more of that than yesterday. it is not going to be completely overcast but mostly cloudy skies. rain showers down in the carolinas. those will slip out to sea. it will not rai
-sex marriage by public vote. >>> an emotional moment for president obama. more on his tearful thanks to supporters. >>> and as we go to break, congratulate yourself. you made it to friday. >> beautiful. >> that is a great shot. >> is it real? >> it is real. >> tucker says it will get better. >> you can shake off some of the coal weather pretty soon. we'll talk to talker about that when we come back.   -- we'll talk to tucker about that when we come back.  it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> former dnc chair says he is running for virginia governor. the 2013 campaign would be his second run for the seat. he johns a race that already include
biographer -- alled affair with his biographer. >> the fiscal cliff countdown, president obama warns congress act or else the united states will see tax hikes, job losses, even a double dip recession. >> new information about a teenager accused of beating and robbing an elderly woman, what helped police track him down and what he told detectives after his arrest. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm will thomas. >>> we begin with david petraeus stepping down in disgrace. >> fox news has learned the cia director resigned after an fbi investigation revealed the retired four star general was having an fair with his biographer. fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> paula broadwell wrote general petraeus' biography. initially the fbi thought petraeus may have been a victim but so far there's been no evidence to back up that concern. cia director general david petraeus step down after 14 months on the job offering president obama his resignation on thursday. it was accepted today. general petraeus said in a statement to the cia workforce, "after being married for over 37 years i
and tonight a ground war is looming i am maureen umem. >> president obama and others said they could expand the assault but they said they would rathered conflict end now. fox david lee miller has the latest. >> reporter: frantically searching for cover sirens jarring israelis throughout the day. israel's iron dome interceptor system shot down two rockets bound for tel aviv sunday night the strikes from hamas increasing in intensity. >> there are more significant rockets flying in terms of numbers and sequins coming in five at a time and not just randomly one or two here and there. >> reporter: firing back israel has been targeting the homes of suspected hamas militants in the gaza strip. this hit on a two story house. in the aftermath, children'sbodies are pulled from the rubble and at least 11 people killed. bloodshed is likely to raise international pressure to a cease-fire. on a 3-day asia tour streak bangkok president obama blamed mill faints for starting round of fighting. >> there's no country that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside the borders. so, we
the voters will decide. president obama is in his home city of chicago. a number of interviews throughout the day. joe biden voted in his home state in delaware at around 7:00 this morning and heading to chicago to be with the president. >> mitt romney voted in his home state of massachusetts and travel to cleveland and pittsburgh for rallies. and wrap things up for new hampshire. paul ryan votes this morning and make campaign stops in cleveland. both men will watch election results from boston. that is where we find tara wall. she joins us live this morning. good to see you this morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> we want to know what that mood is like in these final hours now. really now that it's up to the voters. what's it like on the inside of governor romney's campaign? >> pretty exciting and as you can see behind me , a lot of busyness going on. we have a great operation behind us in addition to the ground game we've had in virginia. a lot of folks on the ground getting out to vote. we had just over 600,000 over this weekend alone. 5.5 million contacts overall. behin
ground state. president obama is making stops in wisconsin, ohio and iowa today. the president's final event is in des moines before going onto chicago. yesterday, the president visited in new hampshire, florida, ohio and colorado. >> >>> republican nominee governor mitt romney is scheduled to be in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia. his rally in the comment wealth will be held at george mason patriot center at 2:45 this affect. yesterday, governor romney had events in iowa, pennsylvania, florida and virginia. they are crisscrossing the states. >>> as the candidates make their final push, officials in new york and new jersey are now faced with the challenge of getting people out to vote. >> it's big challenge as clean- up and recovery efforts continue following hurricane sandy. >> reporter: nearly a week after sandy hit the east coast, power outages still plague parts of the northeast. that along with damaged and destroyed buildings could mean a lack of places for voters to cast their ballots. new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he is working to ensure voter will not mis
with less than 48 hours until the remaining voters hit the polls. how are president obama and mitt romney spending their time? >> thank you for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm laura evans. now we are counting down to hours after months of campaigning, advisements and -- advertisements and debates, it comes down to tuesday. >> both candidates are sprinting to the finish line by making a mad dash around the country. >> reporter: president obama beginning his day with a rally in new hampshire. >> it's a who's between two different visions for -- choice between two different visions for america. >> reporter: former president clinton joining mr. obama, defending his economic plan. >> no one who ever served as president of the united states and no one living within america could have fixed the financial crisis in four years. it is not possible. >> reporter: governor romney holding rallies in four states today, starting in iowa. >> do you think obama care created jobs? did his war on coal and oil and gas create jobs? did the regulations help banks make more loans? >> reporter: romney also c
understand people's concerns. thank you. >>> president obama back in washington after celebrating his re-election in chicago. the president has a number of pressing issues on his plate too. the white house and congress are promising cooperation before crippling tax hikes and budget cuts automatically kick in on all americans in the new year. the president is also expected to have to appoint a new secretary of state and treasury secretary. >>> in virginia, election officials are considering changes now after long lines forced some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is now considering switching from the touch screen machines to optical scans. in maryland, turnout was less than in 2004 and 2008 but there were still a lot of complaint about long lines and registration issues. election officials are now investigating those voting problems. a lot of people experience those lines. >> lots of long lines especially with early voting. >> i saw lines at the polling place where i went the day of election day. a long line of people just for issues and problems they were having.
. the obama administration was already under intense scrutiny following the benghazi attack and possible leaks of intelligence information from operations in yemen. new questions now likely are to surface whether or not petraeus' affair may have compromised his position over the last years. >> there is also the issue of the fiscal cliff. both president obama and house speaker john boehner today came out warning the consequences of not reaching a deal would be devastating to the u.s. economy but they don't have a lot of time here. >> no, they don't. the president spoke on this today, not mentioning what was going on behind the scenes with the cia. consider the timeline here. there are only 53 days now left for congress to get to work and get this deal done in order to raise the debt ceiling this year congress put this countdown clock in effect and it has now unt january 1 to get it done. if nothing gets done, your payroll taxes could go up. the bush era income tax cuts would end and 449,000 defense industry jobs across virginia, maryland and d.c. could face layoffs if these automatic pentagon c
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